HowStuffWorks advises that NASCAR engines cost $45,000 to $80,000 to build. Most of the top racing teams construct their own engines from scratch, and it takes engineers more than 100 hours of combined work to construct ... More »

As of 2014, NASCAR mandated specifications include a carbureted V8 engine with a maximum 5.9-liter capacity (358 cubic inches). The current limitations are designed to encourage the engine parity of vehicles, which gener... More »

According to Race Line Central, a NASCAR engine holds 16 quarts of oil. Unlike regular cars, race cars have a dry pump lubrication system, according to Popular Mechanics. More »

NASCAR qualifying is the process that determines the placement of cars in the starting grid. Forty-three Sprint Cup Series drivers race over one to three rounds to set the starting order. The starting grid is set in grou... More »

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Drivers and track owners met in December 1947 to discuss standards for auto racing. The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing was born from that meeting. More »

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Nascar.com is the official site of NASCAR and has a page for full results from the previous season to find out who won each race. The site also has a page with schedules for the upcoming season, and race results are adde... More »

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Dale Earnhardt, Tony Roper and John Nemecheck are the last top-flight NASCAR drivers to die while racing. Kenny Irwin Jr., Rodney Orr and Neil Bonnett died during practice sessions. More »

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